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Geoff Griffin


Director of Tennis Balboa Tennis Club since 1989

Balboa Tennis Club is a 25 court, public facility with 1500 members

Past President of the San Diego District Tennis Association

20 year board member of the SDDTA

Past President of the USPTA San Diego Division

Board member for last 20 years.  Currently Vice President

27 year member of the USPTA

In 4th year as a Board Member of the Southern California Tennis Association

Twice San Diego District Tennis Association Pro of the Year.  1993 and 2013.

USPTA San Diego Division Pro of the Year.  2006

2011 Channel 10 Leadership Award winner for efforts to bring tennis to wounded warriors around the country

USTA/USPTA National Community Service Award 2012

SCTA Community Service Award 2013

In 4th year of offering tennis clinics to the wounded warriors at the Balboa Naval Hospital

In May, 2011, with colleagues, Steve Kappes, Spike Lowndes, Marla Knox and M A Hillier, put on the first ever Wounded Warrior Tennis Camp at the Balboa Tennis Club in San Diego.   Beginning with a $15,000 grant from the US Olympic Committee, we raised another $20,000 in order to invite a very large group of Warriors for a 4 day tennis camp and tournament.  We paid for transportation, lodging, food and entertainment for around 60 people.   Huge success and we are already planning for 2013.

Tennis Fest founder in the year 1999.  1000 participants, 25 courts of instruction for all ages and levels and 80 volunteer pros every year

Oversees a program with 4 courts of constant adult and junior private lessons and clinics. 

Staff of 10 pros.

10 and Under Tennis enthusiast.  All 4 teaching courts painted and programs going very well.

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